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Energy Efficiency and the 45th President’s Administration

Over the first couple weeks in office, the new presidential administration is rolling back regulations and initiatives around environmental protection and energy. This in turn is leaving consumers less protection from big business which will have an even stronger grip on controlling energy costs and policy. So, what’s happening on the individual policy levels? Appliance standards…
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Energy Saving Solutions: Solar Shingled-Roof in NW DC

I was driving in DC, avoiding traffic, when I saw a house with a solar-shingled roof! Very Cool! Solar shingles are photovoltaic cells designed to look like and integrate with conventional roofing materials. Recently they have become price-competitive with bolt-on panels resulting in increased popularity. One of the issues I face when recommending energy saving…
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Announcement: Women’s Business Center silent auction!

Bid on a Home Energy Audit The Maryland Women's Business Center is hosting a silent auction as part of their Step Up for Women Entrepreneurs event! One of the items up for auction is a Home Energy Audit with Energy Efficiency Experts and $250 off insulation installation (total valued at $650). You can bid on…
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What is a home energy audit?

Are you looking to improve the comfort and efficiency of your home? Whether it is summer or winter, changes in weather can have a dramatic impact on how much money you are spending  cooling and heating your home. A weatherization project begins with an energy audit; this is a complete evaluation of your home. We…
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